Lutine bell


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Lutine bell

(ˈluːtiːn; luːˈtiːn)
n
(Insurance) a bell, taken from the ship Lutine, kept at Lloyd's in London and rung before important announcements, esp the loss of a vessel
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Since 1859, the Lutine Bell has hung in the atrium at the famous Lloyds of London.
What is indicated by the ringing of the Lutine Bell at Lloyd's of London?
20 1 CHAPTER AND VERSEP Dobbs (10-1) 2 Mr David (16-1) 3 Lutine Bell (9-2) 10 ran 1- ' M Murphy Tote: win pounds 11.
30 1 NOBLE CITIZEN (USA) Martin Lane (33-1) 2 Lutine Bell (16-1) 3 Mac's Power (IRE) (9-2).
So, the gas has been turned on to full and we are down to a shortlist of qualifiers consisting of my Winner Machine horse Brae Hill, Nasri, Bay Knight, Rulesn'regulations, Gouray Girl, Noble Citizen, Lutine Bell, Excellent Guest and Al Muheer - I'm sure you will agree that little lot gives us an interesting little value base from which to operate.
Malcolm Saunders' colt caught the eye over this flying five furlongs last month when showing plenty of early dash to take third behind the decent Lutine Bell.
Lutine Bell threw away his chance at the start last time but consolation awaits in Catterick's Carol Allardyce Birthday Handicap.
Tradition hangs heavy in this room, which is dominated by the Lutine Bell, in the past rung when a Lloyd's insured ship sank and now struck on solemn occasions.
Fears that the jockey had incurred kidney damage when kicked by other horses as he lay on the ground following a tumble from Lutine Bell proved unfounded.
The successful completion of the program, representing one of the largest financial reconstruction exercises ever undertaken, was marked by the ringing of the Lutine bell in the underwriting Room at Lloyds by David Rowland, Chairman of Lloyd's.
Being there is what this is all about; the drama, the boredom, the irritation, the moments of high panic and all that ancient tradition, symbolised by the presence of the Lutine Bell to be rung to announce shipwrecks - under which sits a uniformed attendant calling for missing underwriters by means of a microphone and a current electronic paging system.